What Happened in 1976

  • Funkadelic releases Hardcore Jollies

    Hardcore Jollies is the ninth studio album by the funk band Funkadelic, released on October 29, 1976 by Warner Bros. Records, their first album to... Read more

  • Kiss releases Rock and Roll Over

    Rock and Roll Over is an album by hard rock band Kiss. Rock and Roll Over was written by singer-songwriter Paul Stanley, Ace Frehley, Gene Simmons... Read more

  • Premiere of 'Rocky'

    On this day in 1976, Rocky, starring Sylvester Stallone as the underdog prizefighter Rocky Balboa, debuts in New York City. The movie, which opened... Read more

  • "Network" Is Released

    Network is a 1976 satirical film about a fictional television network, Union Broadcasting System (UBS), and its struggle with poor ratings. It was... Read more

  • Tommy Bolin dies of a drug overdose

    Bolin's tour for Private Eyes was his last. In his last concert dates, he opened for Peter Frampton and Jeff Beck. However, his final show, in... Read more

  • "Bound For Glory" Is Released

    Bound for Glory is a 1976 biographical film starring David Carradine as folk singer Woody Guthrie. It was directed by Hal Ashby and adapted from... Read more

  • The Eagles release Hotel California

    Hotel California is an album released by the American rock band the Eagles, in late 1976. It is the first Eagles album without founding member... Read more

  • Tony Dorsett Wins Heisman Trophy

    In his fabulous four-year career at Pittsburgh, Dorsett established so many NCAA records that he deserves his own record book. Just to skim the... Read more